Deer Run is located in Calgary’s southeast. The Bow River and Fish Creek Provincial Park form the eastern and southern boundaries respectively. Deer Run is well linked to the rest of the city via Bow Bottom Trail and Deerfoot Trail. The area was annexed by the City of Calgary in 1961, however, it was not developed until 1978. Read more facts about Deer Run on the Federation of Calgary Communities website….
Deer Run is combined with 14 other communities in South Calgary to make up Ward 14. The elected Alderman for Ward 14 is Peter Demong.
Richard Gotfried – PC was elected as MLA for Calgary – Fish Creek in 2015. Heather Forsythe retired and did not run for re-election.
Fish Creek Park – A protected natural green space with the Bow River and walking and biking trails throughout. The park has over 20 square kilometers of space with a restaurant and café, and an Environmental Learning Centre. There are also several day use sites within the park see info here.
Sikome Lake – Man made lake located in Fish Creek Park with sandy beaches, swimming, picnic areas, restrooms, showers, a concession, and trails leading to other areas of the park. See map of location.
Deer Run Community Centre
Provides many programs, a fitness gym with equipment, facility rentals including a gymnasium, meeting room, multi-purpose room, racquetball court. Deer Run also offers two outdoor ice rinks in the winter as well as two baseball diamonds and a soccer field.